Breaking: Lagos Discharges 11 COVID-19 Patients


Lagos State Government has discharged another 11 coronavirus patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, after recovering from the virus. 

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made the announcement on Thursday noted that the persons have tested negative and have been allowed to return to their families. 

He said the 11 persons include 2 females and 9 males.

The governor however thanked the health workers in the state and other professionals for their service.

The statement read; “I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba. They have fully recovered and have tested negative to COVID-19 and have been allowed to return home to their families. 

“The patients include two females and nine males. Their results came out negative in two rounds of tests.

“I want to use this opportunity to, once again, thank our frontline health workers and other professionals for their service.

“Let me reiterate that this is not the time to relax, but to maintain our vigilance against #COVID19  because of the community infection that we are beginning to see. 

“Again, I assure you that at the end of it all, we will hoist a flag of victory – with your cooperation and by the grace of the Almighty.”